Program Description The Mining Engineering Technician program at Cambrian College prepares you to be part of engineering teams responsible for a wide range of projects involving surveying, drafting, design, environmental studies, industrial geological and geophysical fieldwork, ventilation, and ground control. Faculty members guide your progress and understanding through examples gained from industry experience, field trips in the renowned Sudbury basin, and hands-on demonstrations. You will benefit from a variety of experiential learning opportunities, including activities at an active mine site to gain a broad understanding of the various aspects of mining engineering as well as communication and leadership skills. In this program, you will participate in Service Type Common Core training (requires an employer sign-off for registration) as part of your practical underground learning experience. Additionally, you will have the opportunity to participate in an optional four-moth co-op. Through this new placement prospect, you are able to gain valuable work and networking experience while earning your college diploma.